Tyler Smithpeters
    Tyler  Smithpeters


    Harrisburg, Ill.

    High School:

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 179




    Tyler Smithpeters buries game-winning 3-pointer to lift Salukis past Redbirds, 66-65

    Salukis finish tied for fourth place and will be the No. 6 seed and play Northern Iowa next Friday night at 8:35 p.m.


    Tyler Smithpeters finally surpasses his four older brothers

    Tyler became the first in his family to earn a Division I scholarship.


    Men's Basketball rallies for thrilling 68-66 win over Northern Iowa

    Desmar Jackson had 19 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and three blocked shots to lead SIU.


    Men's Basketball adds three area players during Spring signing period

    Tyler Smithpeters (Fr.), Bronson Verhines (Sr.) and Dawson Verhines (Jr.) added to 2013-14 roster.


    2015-16 JUNIOR
    Game-By-Game Stats
    Led the team in 3-point shooting percentage (.405)... Made at least two treys in 15 games...Seventy-three percent of his shot attempts came from 3-point range...Had a career-high 16 points at Indiana State.

    2014-15 SOPHOMORE
    Game-By-Game Stats
    Played in 32 games and made 20 starts...Made 15-of-37 (.405) from 3-point in the last 14 games...Second on the team in 3-pointers (25)...Had a season-high 14 points at Missouri State.

    2013-14 FRESHMAN
    Game-By-Game Stats
    Started 12 games and averaged 7.7 points as a starter while shooting .419 from 3-point range...Made the winning 3-point shot vs. Illinois State on March 1 with nine seconds left...Made two free throws with one second left to send the Loyola game on Feb. 1 to OT...Made at least one 3-pointer in nine-straight games from Jan. 22 to Feb. 22.

    Harrisburg High School
    In his senior season, led Harrisburg to a 33-1 record and 2A state championship...Named IBCA First-Team All-State and Southern Illinoisan Co-Player of the Year (with teammate Capel Henshaw)...Averaged 17.5 points, six assists and 4.7 rebounds, while shooting 40 percent from 3-point range...A three-time River-to-River All-Conference and All-South honoree...Ended his career as the second-leading scorer in HHS history.

    Dawg Bites
    Born Dec. 26, 1993...Son of Randy and Patricia Smithpeters...Played basketball for his father at Harrisburg High School...Has four brothers and one sister...Brother of former Saluki Kyle Smithpeters, a walk-on guard who played on SIU's 2005 and 2006 NCAA Tournament teams. Kyle is currently the head coach at John A. Logan College in nearby Carterville.